The Pawnee County Commisioners met on Sept. 27. Items discusses included updates on flu vaccine from Mary Beth Herrmann, Health Administrator and the signing of a road crossing permit for River Township,
WASHINGTON (AP) - New cars and trucks will have to work harder to make the grade in the government's safety ratings program.
It took Brian Koehl about a year to buy the materials to build a backyard greenhouse. Koehl, a master gardener from Waller, Texas, bought secondhand windows and doors to construct the building that houses his roses and vegetables. Using old materials saved him money, and added interest to the structure. "I really liked the look of using old windows," he said. "It met all of my needs." Many homeowners these days are considering using secondhand ...
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford Motor Co. plans to eliminate more than a third of its Lincoln dealers in large metropolitan areas over the next two years as part of its effort to revive the luxury brand, according to a dealer who attended a closed-door meeting Tuesday.
"Grandma," said a young man when my mother answered her phone last week, "I'm in trouble."
Oklahoma City bomber-helper Terry Nichols, serving a life sentence at the "Super Max" federal prison in Colorado, recently ended what he said was his third hunger strike of 2010 to protest food quality.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Abe Lincoln was repeatedly described as a man of the people Saturday at a socialist rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. Actually he was a rich railroad lawyer. If Abe Lincoln were a man of the people, he'd have sat with them in the theater and served two full terms. President Obama told voters Thursday his recovery plan will begin yielding new jobs soon. That's a ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Last year, the New York Yankees christened their billion-dollar ballpark with a World Series title.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska has allowed two 100-yard rushers in the first four games of the season.
Prosecutors ask for 11.5 years in Garden City holdup WICHITA - Henry L. Scott, 23, Garden City, has pleaded to threatening a clerk with a gun when he robbed a convenience store. Scott pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Wichita Monday to one count of robbery and one count of carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. In his plea, he admitted that on Jan. 29 he robbed ...
Command Spanish for the Community, a course offered by Barton Community College, will provide a quick and easy way to learn limited amounts of everyday Spanish.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop 'N Learn Session titled "The Deer Of Kansas," today and Friday. Educator Eric Giesing with the Kansas Wetlands Education Center/Fort Hays State University will be the presenter.
Beautiful Beginnings store in Great Bend also provided clothing that was modeled Monday at the Senior Center's fall fashion show.
JETMORE - Norman Olson, 64, died Oct. 4 at his home in Jetmore. Born Sept. 29, 1946, in Dodge City, he was the son of Carl and Velma Anderson Olson. A lifetime area resident, he was a farmer.
Activities Dec. 8-Dec. 14 Carry In Dinner - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Bring some food and enjoy visiting and dinner with friends. Free Yoga Class - Monday 11 a.m. A 30-minute class taught by Jill Hutchins, certified instructor. There is a $2 fee for each individual to participate. Blood Pressure check - Monday 11:30 a.m. Coffee Time - Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Bring food to share, or just show up. Hand waxing - Tuesday, Friday 11 a.m. ...
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Nov. 25 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
LARNED - It's hard to prepare students for life after high school, but Larned High School is taking the right steps by offering opportunities for students to take online college courses when their schedule permits.
HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Swinging Stars will host a square dance at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Hoisington city auditorium at 1st and Main Streets in Hoisington.
NORMAN – Okla. - Nina Mae Hale passed away on Nov. 30, at Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Okla. after a brief illness. Born Oct. 25, 1931, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Hazel and George Merten. She grew up in Great Bend and graduated from Great Bend High School. On Jan. 7, 1952 she married Kenneth Hale in Great Bend. They raised two daughters and two sons. In 1972, the family moved ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hard as it might be to believe that the Kansas City Chiefs who won just twice last season rattled off nine straight wins this year, it may have been even harder to digest what transpired at Washington.
Today more than 380 Farm Bureau members of Kansas wrapped up business for their farm organization after debating and adopting policy statements for 2014. These policies will now become the organization's roadmap for the 2014 legislative session.
Barton County 4-H members were honored for their accomplishments at the 79th annual 4-H Achievement Celebration. The theme was "Make a Splash with 4-H". Sarah Niederee, 4-H Council President and Bonny Boultinghouse, 4-H Council Vice-President served as the emcees. Caleb Maneth, Council Treasurer led the members in the Flag Salute and 4-H Pledge. Morgan Kaiser, Council Secretary introduced the special guests.
Bob and Carole Stacks of Topeka announce the engagement of their daughter, Alex Stacks, to Graham Neeland, son of Dennis and Rosalind Neeland.
When I think about the perils associated with winter travel, I think about my dad's simple, but sound advice, "Stay off the roads."
League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold their monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday at Montana Mike's in the north room. Lunch will be from the menu and can be from their "quick serve" menu.
This week, I thought that I would share with you all some advice on live Christmas trees from where to find them and how to keep them looking good through the holiday season. A special thank you to Cheryl Boyer K-State Research and Extension Nursery Crop Specialist for the advice!
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Montana Mike's, 906 McKinley in Great Bend. President Sally O'Connor will chair the meeting.
Chickasaw/Pawnee sixth grade student Carrie Johnson of Teague, Texas, was selected as a candidate in the Distinguished Youth of Texas Scholarship and Recognition program that was held on Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. During the weekend competition, two students were chosen to receive a $1,000 cash scholarship and the right to serve as a State Program Titleholder for one year. In all, $5,000 in awards and ...